Alumni

Completed PhD Dissertations

Alisa Grigorovitch
"Que(e)yring Home Care: Older Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Experiences of accessing and receiving home care services"
2014

Saba Abbas
"(Un)Privileged Embodiments of Femininity, (Un)Hegemonic Articulations of Desire: The Shifting Grounds of the New Veiling Trend in Jordan"
2013

Vicki Van Wagner
"Reconsidering Evidence: Evidence-based Practice and Maternity Care in Canada"
2013

Caroline Hodes
"(Re)Producing Nation at the Supreme Court of Canada: Identity, Memory, History and Equality in R v. Kapp"
2013

Olubunmi Oyinsan
"Orature and Women’s Film from Africa and its Diaspora"
2011

Claire L. Carter
"Changing Practice, Changing Self: Examining the Relation between Women’s Body Practices and Subjectivity"
2011

Lee Wing Hin
"’I’m not Homophobic, I’m Chinese’: Hong Kong Canadian Discourses of Heterosexuality, Homosexuality, and Multiculturalism in Same-Sex Marriage Debates, 2002-2006"
2010

Vanessa Oliver
"Homesick: A Political Economy of the Health Experiences of Homeless Young Women"
2010

May Friedman
"Hybrid, Cyborg, Queer: What Mommyblogs Teach Us About Mothers and Motherhood"
2010

Melissa Autumn White
"Intimate Archives, Migrant Negotiations: Affective Governance and the Recognition of 'Same-Sex' Family Class Migration in Canada"
2010

Ozlem Ezer
"Three Turkish Women Travelers (1913-1930): From the Represented to the Representing"
2010

Shukria Dini
"Somali Women Respond to State Collapse and Civil War: Two Decades of Collective Self-Organizing in Somaliland and Puntland"
2010

Raimunda D. Reece
"Caged (No) Bodies: Exploring the Racialized and Gendered Politics of Incarceration of Black Women in the Canadian Prison System"
2010

Jennifer Janke-Predovich
"Where the Evil Surprise Lay: The Sexual Murders of Leslie Mahaffy and Kristen French and Fear-mongering in the City of St. Catharines"
2010

Jennifer Lund
"Negotiating Race and Gender in the Diaries of Eliza Jones, British Wife of an Ojibwa Missionary in Upper Canada, 1823-1883"
2010

Tabassum Fahim Ruby
"Muslim Women and Shari’ah Tribunals: Examining Liberal-Secular Hegemonies"
2010

Musial, Jennifer
Reproducing America: Examining Mainstream Media Narratives of four White Pregnant Women ing the U.S. Nation, 2000–2006.
2010

Charmaine Crawford
"Transnational Motherhood: The Experience of Working-Class African Caribbean Women in Canada"
2009

McPhail, Deborah
Canada Weighs In: Gender, Race, and the Making of "Obesity," 1945–1970.
2009

van der Meulen, Emily
Sex for Work: How Policy Affects Sexual Labour, An Argument for Labour Legitimacy and Social Change.
2009

Motapanyane, J Maki
The Politics of Feminism in South Africa: Gender Consciousness and Political Agency in the Twentieth Century
2009

Hallett, Vicki Sara
Mistress of the Blue Castle: Phebe Florence Miller and her Writing Time in Newfoundland.
2009

Hurst, Rachel Alpha Johnston
Surgical Imaginations Effecting Femininity, Beauty, and Loss Through the Skin.
2009

Karain, Lara
Critical Left Legalism: Taking Feminist and Queer Legal Theorists to Court.
2009

Nyamongo, Grace
Gusii Women and Small-Scale Family Tea Farming in Kenya.
2009

Aylen, Marielle
Modern Vision and Narational Memory: Jori Smith, the Montreal Avant–Garde, and Charlevoix Painters.
2008

Breau, Margaret J.
Alma Mater: The maternal Function in Object Relations Theory
2008

Ebos, Mary
Julia Margaret Cameron's Ceylonese Photographs: A Feminist Visual Cultural Analysis.
2008

El Jack, Amani
In the Name of Development: Conflict, Displacement and Gender Transformation in Sudan.
2008

Johnson, Jennifer L.
All's Fair in Love, War and Negotiations': Gender, Nation and Spaces of Corporate Capital at the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA).
2008

Kern, Leslie
Women, Condominium Development and the neo-liberalization of Urban Citizenship.
2008

Lemaitre, Cheryl
Bridging Identities: Gender, Power, And Place in Academic Bridging for Women.
2007

Cutts, Beth
Getting On with It: Women's Transitions Through Life–Threatening Illnesses.
2006

Klassen, Chris
Storied Selves: Technologies of Identity in Feminist Witchcraft.
2006

Mitchell, Allyson A.
Corporeographies of Size: Fat Women in Urban Space.
2006

Failler, Angela
Edible Interpretations: From Melancholy Feminism to Mourning Anorexia.
2005

Hua, Anh
Memory and Cultural Trauma: Women of Color in Literature and Film.
2005

Naugler, Diane
To Take a Load Off: A Contextual Analysis of Gendered Meaning(s) in Experiences of Breast Reduction Surgery.
2005

Clements, Joyce M.
…A Winding Sheet for Deborah George…": Searching for the Women of Ponkapoag.
2004

Grant, Judith Anne
Charting Women's Journeys from Addiction to Recovery.
2004

Flynn, Karen C.
Race, Class, and Gender: Black Nurses in Ontario, 1950–1980.
2003

Georgis, Dina
Trauma's Narratives: Diasporic Histories and Ineffable Truths.
2003

Glasbeek, Amanda
A Justice of Their Own: The Toronto Women's Court, 1913–1934.
2003

Karpinski, Eva C.
Borrowed Tongues': Life Writing and Translation in Immigrant Women's Narratives.
2003

McKittrick, Katherine J.
Demonic Grounds: Black Women, Geography and the Poetics of Landscape.
2003

Millward, Elizabeth
Scaling Airspace: Gender in the British Imperial Skies, 1922–1937.
2003

Rice, Carla
Becoming Women: Body Image, Identity and Difference in the Passage to Womanhood.
2003

Bezanson, Kathryn J.
Gender, The State and Social Reproduction: Household Insecurity in Ontario in the Late 1990s.
2002

Blathwayt, Janice E.
More Than Distinguished For 'Piety and Virtue': New Perspectives on Elizabeth Carter.
2002

Farr, Vanessa A.
A Chanting Foreign and Familiar: The Production and Publishing of Women's Collective Life Writing in South Africa.
2002

Goldberg, Aviva, R.
Re–Awakening Deborah: Locating the Feminist in the Liturgy, Ritual, and Theology of Contemporary Jewish Renewal.
2002

Ricker–Wilson, Carol
Textual Fantasies: Urban High School Women as Critics and Narrators of Popular Romance.
2002

Scott–Dixon, Krista A.
From Webgrrls to DigitalEve: The Gendered Practice of Information Technology Work and Organization.
2002

Luhmann, Susanne
Im/Proper Subjects? An Inquiry Into Social Differences as Knowledge and Pedagogy in Women's Studies.
2001

Fong, Josephine
Silent No More: How Women Experienced Wife Abuse in the Local Chinese Community.
2000

Rosenberg, F. Lisa
Jewish Women Praying for Divorce: The Plight of Agunot in Contemporary Judaism.
2000

Levan, Andrea
Shattered Window, Shut Door: The Canadian Panel on Violence against Women as a Case Study of Feminist Engagement with the State.
1999

Linney, Verna
The Flora Delanica: Mary Delany and Women's Art, Science and Friendship in Eighteenth-century England.
1999

Francis, Monica
The Equity Gap: The Hidden Consequences of Divorce.
1998

Vosko, Leah
No Jobs, Lots of Work: The Gendered Rise of the Temporary Employment Relationship in Canada, 1897–1997.
1998

Side, Katherine
Women's Friendships with Women.
1997